Description of Westferry Quarter
Westferry Quarter at 82 West India Dock Road is a mixed-use development in Canary Wharf, London E14.
The development comprises a 29-storey 66-unit residential high-rise tower, a 400-bed hotel and retail space set amongst substantial public realm improvements.
Hotel: The 400-room hotel will meet an identified shortfall in visitor accommodation in the area and deliver 259 new jobs, bringing employment and training opportunities in the hospitality and leisure sector.
New Homes: The 66 high-quality 1, 2 and 3-bed tenure-blind apartments are designed to the highest standards, with 35% being affordable in perpetuity for local families.
Amenities: Shared access to a landscaped roof top garden and an on-site gym, in addition to over 220m of children’s play space.
Development by WIPI. Development manager Rockwell.
The £150 million project, financed by Aviva Investors, will include the country’s tallest Premier Inn hotel and the brand’s largest outside of a London airport.
2019 September - works start on site.
2018 October - Planning permission granted.
July 2016 - Planning application submitted for:
Erection of a part 18, part 37 storey building comprising 20,079 sqm (GIA) of residential floorspace (Class C3) (consisting of a total of 199 C3 residential units comprising 60 x 1 bed units, 106 x 2 bed units and 33 x 3 bed units) including affordable housing, 11,597sqm (GIA) of hotel floorspace (Class C1) (consisting of 320 hotel rooms) including ancillary bar and restaurant area, 89 sqm (GIA) of flexible retail and community floorspace (Class A1, A2, A3, D1 and D2), 1,729 sqm (GIA) of ancillary floorspace comprising associated plant, servicing areas, cycle parking and refuse stores, demolition and replacement of the existing Westferry DLR staircase.